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Bailey [née Rinker], Mildredlocked

  • Tina Spencer Dreisbach


(b Tekoa, WA, Feb 27, 1903; d Poughkeepsie, NY, Dec 12, 1951). American jazz singer of Coeur d’Alene heritage. In her youth she was influenced by tribal song, vaudeville, and blues. She sang in West Coast speakeasies until she was introduced to Paul Whiteman by her brother Al Rinker and his friend Bing Crosby. Hired by Whiteman in ...

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